Großvater

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See also: Grossvater and Großväter

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groß +‎ Vater. Cognate to German Low German Grautvader (Paderbornisch).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɡʁoːsfatɐ/
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Großvater m (strong, genitive Großvaters, plural Großväter, diminutive Großväterchen n or Großväterlein n)

  1. grandfather
    Synonyms: (Switzerland) Ätti; Großpapa, Opa, Opapa, Opi
    Antonym: Großmutter

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